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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: My cancer

    At age 51 I was diagnosed with stage III NSCLC in April. A single tumor in the lower part of my left upper lobe; about one inch. Scans showed no...

    Started by april51, 09-05-2011 04:26 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: If you would like help with Smoking Cessation

    For those of you that would like some help with smoking cessation, I would like to offer the following links to information to do so. ...

    Started by irish, 03-10-2014 10:41 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Update! Do you THINK you have Lung Cancer - Please Read

    A thread for those undiagnosed. You may now post your concerns in the "Worried About Possible Cancer" section of the Forum:...

    Started by irish, 09-04-2013 03:49 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Informnation on new drug Xalkori (Crizotinib) in NSCLC

    We have two threads on the newly approved drug Xalkori (Crizotinib). ...

    Started by pbj11, 09-20-2011 03:48 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Lung Cancer overview, with links to informational sites

    LUNG CANCER Note: All cancers and patients are highly individual, so treatment will be tailored to their specific cases. Some information may...

    Started by pbj11, 03-11-2011 04:12 PM
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  1. what are my risks for getting lung cancer?

    I've smoked for 12 years 6 or 7 of them hard meaning a pack up to two but not that often...what are the chances of me getting lung cancer? If you...

    Started by dfowler1976, 11-24-2008 08:42 AM
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    12-04-2008 05:36 AM Go to last post
  2. Why is stage IV NSCLC so deadly?

    I know, that seems like a silly question but let me give you some background. My mom has stage IV NSCLC with 3 mets to the brain. Diagnosed about 3...

    Started by Kerrjaster, 12-03-2008 03:15 PM
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    12-04-2008 03:05 AM Go to last post
  3. Infection During Chemo

    Hi everyone, Thank you all for your replies to my first post about my mother. She has started on her chemo today and I couldn't get time off from...

    Started by jent, 11-28-2008 07:30 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    12-03-2008 10:08 PM Go to last post
  4. Sister just dx Stage IV NSCLC with multiple brain mets

    Hi everyone, This is my first post to this group. On Aug 1 my 58 year old sister was dx with stage IV NSCLC with multiple brain mets. She had...

    Started by jlmjez, 08-22-2008 04:05 AM
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    12-01-2008 09:51 AM Go to last post
  5. I found a treasure at my parents' house

    I don't know who dug them out of a box or file, but last night I was over at my parents' house and I found a stack of folded papers. My mom has...

    Started by Ckim, 11-21-2008 03:50 AM
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    11-24-2008 01:00 AM Go to last post
  6. My husband's situation...any thoughts? **Edited***

    Hello everyone! I have a wonderful, strong 32 year old husband. We have a 10 month old, 2 year old and 3 year old (she will be 4 in 2 weeks which...

    Started by Amyathome, 11-14-2008 02:22 PM
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    11-21-2008 01:08 AM Go to last post
  7. Cisplatin chemo 3 days in a row?

    Hi everyone. I have read that Cisplatin is very toxic, nasty stuff. I am starting my 3rd round of chemo next week. My first two rounds were 6...

    Started by mbowers049, 10-17-2008 06:46 PM
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    11-18-2008 07:33 AM Go to last post
  8. Lung Cancer, how much time do we have left?

    My father was diagnosed with Lung Cancer both small cell and non small cell last February 14th 2008. I am wondering if any cancer survivor families...

    Started by Aplumma, 11-15-2008 03:54 PM
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  9. chemotherapy worsened osteoprosis

    Hello. My wife has been fighting with NSCLC since Nov 2007. She is now doing the 3rd line chemotherapy. The NSCLC is there but not enlarging...

    Started by pjo, 11-07-2008 12:07 PM
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    11-16-2008 10:28 PM Go to last post
  10. Horrible Disease

    I've been away from the site for a while and was so saddened to see that so many folks have passed away. I'm so sorry to you all, Ckim, Pjean,...

    Started by hopeful, 11-14-2008 08:55 PM
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  11. My Dad Passed away this Morning

    Hi All, I lost my dad to small cell lung cancer this morning. He died peacefully at 6:20 AM on a rainy Wed. AM. I spent the night at hospice...

    Started by simplyklb, 10-16-2008 12:32 AM
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  12. beautiful 38yr lost battle

    I lost my beautfiul strong man to this disease on October 15,what a journey this has been he was diagnosed on March 8,2007 I really thought he'd be...

    Started by pjean, 11-03-2008 11:13 PM
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  13. Good news for my MIL

    Hi everyone, I want to shed some good news to let people know that miracles do happen. As most of you all know that my MIL was diagosed at Stage...

    Started by ceemint, 11-13-2008 05:56 PM
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    11-14-2008 06:18 PM Go to last post
  14. It was a very short ride.......

    My dear Forum Friends, My wonderful husband has left his cancer ridden body and gone to a better place. I am very tired and really can't say too...

    Started by mybestfriend, 11-12-2008 01:03 PM
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    11-12-2008 08:41 PM Go to last post
  15. How long after radiation before it's time for a PET-CT?

    I seem to remember the doc saying 6 weeks. My wife said she heard 4 months. What's the norm?

    Started by mbowers049, 11-09-2008 10:47 PM
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  16. non small cell lung cancer stage IV

    My father was just diagnosed w/ lung cancer stage IV. He is a fighter and knows that he is beginning the fight of his life...literally. He has been...

    Started by SLS, 03-28-2005 08:33 PM
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    11-09-2008 07:22 PM Go to last post
  17. Please help--I am losing my mind!--doing better...

    My father passed away on Wednesday and I have been playing the events of the last week over and over in my head. On the 17th we took him to the...

    Started by Ckim, 10-26-2008 01:21 AM
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    11-06-2008 09:42 PM Go to last post
  18. Hi again everyone.

    My mom passed peacefully being held by my sister and I on Sunday morning after only finding out about her cancer not even 3 months earlier. She...

    Started by Kat1985, 11-04-2008 03:47 AM
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    11-05-2008 01:36 AM Go to last post
  19. Sis-in-law

    Hello, I have been lurking on here for quite sometime now. My SIL was diagnosed with SCLC in July. At that time it was confined to her lung only...

    Started by PattiR, 11-03-2008 03:31 PM
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    11-03-2008 10:18 PM Go to last post
  20. update on brain mets

    Everyone break out your party hats - we got results Friday. 4 tumors are gone - 1 to go! We celebrated with the kids. Bill has started...

    Started by sgodshall, 10-19-2008 04:35 PM
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    10-31-2008 02:17 AM Go to last post
  21. An update, and some questions

    Hi, everyone. Just checking in once again -- seems I can't get here more than once or twice a month these days. There's been a change in Mom's...

    Started by 8junebugs, 10-27-2008 06:53 PM
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    10-31-2008 02:13 AM Go to last post
  22. please tell me more about radium

    hi My boyfriends dad has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. the cancer has spread to his blood and to his brain. although the doctors wont...

    Started by Nalesha, 10-18-2008 10:26 AM
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    10-30-2008 06:39 AM Go to last post
  23. Is this fast growing?

    Dad: 82-yr-old (quit smoking 30 years ago) (refuses biopsy and treatments-adamant about this) His doctor told me he has stage 4 lung cancer. ...

    Started by SharRog, 10-29-2008 11:44 AM
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  24. Dad's Visitation and Memorial Service

    Hi All, First of all, thank you for the good thoughts and prayers and condolences for my family and I. They are much appreciated! My dad's...

    Started by simplyklb, 10-22-2008 04:21 AM
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    10-28-2008 03:08 AM Go to last post
  25. My sister - now methadone

    My sister got taken into hospice today. She has been in a lot of pain for the past few weeks, chest infection for 3 weeks and her voice seems to be...

    Started by samchaney, 10-27-2008 08:56 PM
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    10-27-2008 09:37 PM Go to last post
  26. GF just diagnosed with lung cancer

    I've been with my GF now just over 4 months and she was just diagnosed with lung cancer this past week. I'm a 49 year old male and she is 56 ...

    Started by Randy, 10-27-2008 03:29 PM
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    10-27-2008 04:22 PM Go to last post
  27. Length Of Time From Presentation To Treatment

    My 80 year old mother was diagnosed with lung cancer about 9/1/08 though we have yet to any of the docs gives us more info than that as to diagnosis....

    Started by fb0252, 10-26-2008 03:41 AM
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    10-27-2008 02:41 PM Go to last post
  28. HELP

    My mil was diagnosed with NSCLC in Jan 08 when she had surgery to have a lobe of lung removed. She later had a PET scan that showed it had spread to...

    Started by snparsons, 10-24-2008 07:14 PM
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    10-27-2008 12:14 PM Go to last post
  29. Pain meds and constipation

    Hi Everyone, I don't know if I should post this elsewhere but seeing that I have started my posts in the Lung Forum, here goes. I'm aware that...

    Started by onecoyote, 09-20-2008 08:21 PM
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    10-27-2008 06:31 AM Go to last post
  30. st.4 lung to brain-?increasing debility

    Hello, I am a new member, with a story as everyone else has. 4/08 my 51 year old husband( a "long-hair") had a seizure, and was diagnosed with...

    Started by Gillette, 10-21-2008 09:04 PM
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    10-27-2008 02:43 AM Go to last post
  31. sister going downhill

    My sister has been in a lot of pain recently, fentanyl patch upped from 100mg to 200mg. Just found out she is being taken into hospice to try and...

    Started by samchaney, 10-20-2008 04:32 PM
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    10-26-2008 09:36 PM Go to last post
  32. question about cancer?

    My dad has made lung x-ray and there is visible approximately 5cm big shape in one lung, doctor said that is possible tumor and send dad to later...

    Started by erviins, 09-28-2005 01:13 PM
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    10-26-2008 09:32 PM Go to last post
  33. my dad has lung cacer he is 48

    hello everyone, my name is leanne and im 30 years old. i found out in april that my dad has lung cancer, he is only 48. i have no brothers or...

    Started by leanne, 10-15-2008 06:54 PM
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    10-21-2008 09:12 PM Go to last post
  34. Quick Question--Sad Update...

    How bad is brown urine? My dad is on Tarceva. Could this be a cause? He is completely debilitated from taking Alimta--cannot walk, stand,...

    Started by Ckim, 10-15-2008 06:48 PM
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  35. new here, dad's NSCLC stage III now multi brain mets

    Hi everyone, my name is Donna. I just want to say thank you all for sharing you journey. I've been reading since April this year when my dad- 66yrs...

    Started by azsun, 10-19-2008 01:26 AM
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    10-20-2008 08:09 AM Go to last post
  36. Can I please get off this ride?

    My dad in in the hospital tonight. Since he started the Alimta, he has been profoundly fatigued--as in like a vegetable starting 2 days after the...

    Started by Ckim, 10-05-2008 07:03 AM
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    10-19-2008 12:58 PM Go to last post
  37. My sister update

    My sister has now had her morphine patch upped to 200mg. She doesn't seem to be able to control her pain and she says she keeps dropping things,...

    Started by samchaney, 10-17-2008 11:41 PM
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    10-18-2008 02:10 PM Go to last post
  38. Mom's biopsy results

    Still wiping tears from my eyes....its negative! That don't mean I will disapper from you all that have given me so much support. I never...

    Started by bnot, 10-15-2008 10:59 PM
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  39. Please Help! What is the Dr. saying now??

    My husband and I went to his regular Oncologist today. I am so down and confused that I don't know what to think :roll: The Dr came in and we...

    Started by B&H1997, 10-14-2008 12:22 AM
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    10-16-2008 05:56 PM Go to last post
  40. How long pain last after Lung Surgery (remove 2 right lobes)

    Can anyone here tell me what experience they have had or know of about pain lasting after lung surgery. My husband had two lower right lobes removed...

    Started by maryaz, 10-14-2008 03:49 AM
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  41. I'm very confused and scared regarding my Uncle's condition.

    Thank you for reading my post. My uncle was diagnosed with lung cancer (stage 111) 13 months ago. He had chemo, radiation, and surgery. The...

    Started by DaisyRay, 09-24-2008 08:19 PM
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    10-16-2008 02:38 PM Go to last post
  42. Second biopsy done today, and stress

    This has been one rough week :oops: I've been in tears more than one time. Second biopsy was done today, cause they couldn't read the first...

    Started by bnot, 10-11-2008 04:58 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-15-2008 04:32 PM Go to last post
  43. Quesions for the Oncologist please

    Hello Everyone. You may know from my posts on other threads that I am in Darwin caring for my ex husband who has stage iv bowel cancer with mets to...

    Started by Darwin, 02-26-2008 01:53 AM
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    10-14-2008 12:02 PM Go to last post
  44. The silent killer, aggressive and back. We thought he was NE

    Hello all, I thought I would just write an update on my dear husband. Whilst the scan had showed that my husband had no cancer, he continued to have...

    Started by koikkeril, 03-31-2008 05:33 PM
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  45. Coughing Blood to the point of needing transfusion

    Hi All - My father was diagnosed with Stage IV NSCLC in August, he is 6'2" and at that time was down to 160lbs. He started Chemo - carbo, tax and new...

    Started by allim, 10-05-2008 09:43 PM
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    10-14-2008 04:36 AM Go to last post
  46. New update & question about my mom

    My mom just called me. Her follow up today wasn't as good as we wanted. Her Oncologist told her that the x rays (after 4 cycles of chemo) don't show...

    Started by Tica, 10-10-2008 02:05 AM
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    10-14-2008 03:41 AM Go to last post
  47. Stage IV cancer mets to bone & liver diagnosed 4 yrs ago

    Hi all, I am new to this forum. I never thought this journey would be this difficult for our family. My MIL was diagnosed with Stage IV nsclc...

    Started by ceemint, 09-25-2008 05:28 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    10-14-2008 02:55 AM Go to last post
  48. update: Results of 1st PET After Treatment

    Hi Everyone, I am editing my post from yesterday: News from Oncologist today on 2nd PET (1st since treatment completed): NO NEW CANCER :lol:...

    Started by B&H1997, 09-25-2008 10:11 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-13-2008 02:35 PM Go to last post
  49. Stage 4 success?

    Hi all, I've been reading the forum from time to time since April 2008, and found some encouragement here. Thank you all for that. My father...

    Started by Chido, 10-04-2008 09:28 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-13-2008 01:23 PM Go to last post
  50. Slow Steady Recovery

    Hi Everyone, I just wanted to tell you all how well my husband is doing. On September 4th my husband, Danny, had his entire right lung removed due...

    Started by onecoyote, 09-30-2008 05:28 PM
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    • Views: 3,645
    10-13-2008 01:16 PM Go to last post

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